Ethiopia’s 27th National Day: U.S. restates support for PM Abiy’s govt

On the occasion of Ethiopia’s National Day, the United States has restated its support for the current government led by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. Washington said it was committed to helping... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed and the survival of the ruling EPRDF | Politics

Over the last three years, protesters across Ethiopia have been demanding political and economic changes and voicing their frustrations with government policies. Earlier this year, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), the coalition... Read more »

Andargachew Tsige pardoned by Ethiopia

Ethiopia has pardoned an opposition leader with British citizenship who had been sentenced to death. Andargachew Tsige was found guilty of “terrorism” and sentenced in absentia in 2009 over his role in... Read more »

Andargachew Tsige pardoned by Ethiopia | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia has pardoned an opposition leader with British citizenship who had been sentenced to death. Andargachew Tsige was found guilty of “terrorism” and sentenced in absentia in 2009 over his role in... Read more »

Ethiopia PM, ODF leaders agree to foster national unity

Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed has met with representatives of exiled opposition party, the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) after the latter agreed to participate in Ethiopia’s political discourse peacefully. ODF had confirmed... Read more »

Ethiopia’s exiled ODF returns to continue talks with govt

The Ethiopian government is due to meet with leadership of an exiled opposition party for further political talks, chief of staff of the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed confirmed on Tuesday. According to... Read more »

Exiled Ethiopian opposition group holds talks with government

“Pursuant to its longstanding public position, the ODF reiterated its commitment to deepening and broadening the reforms and democratization process. The government delegation also expressed its enthusiasm to engage all those espousing... Read more »

Ethiopia Starts Talks With Exiled Group, Signaling Rapprochement

Ethiopia’s government began talks with the exiled Oromo Democratic Front, signaling the start of a broader engagement with the opposition group. A “high-level” government delegation met ODF officials May 11 and May... Read more »

Ethiopia govt starts formal talks with exiled opposition group ODF

The government of Ethiopia has started formal talks around ongoing political reforms with an exiled opposition group, the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF). A May 13 statement by the ODF confirmed that a... Read more »

Journalists, bloggers weigh in on media freedom in Ethiopia

The new Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is said to have increased transparency in governance since his assumption into office. His critics cite his outreach to opposition political parties, journalists and human... Read more »